Resources for Students

The Institute for International Business sponsors student organizations such as the International Business Student Network (IBSN) and CIBERVets, offers students opportunities to participate in business case competitions, events, programs, and workshops, pairs CU Denver IB students with IB mentors in the business community, and assists students to secure internships and employment opportunities.

Student Organizations

Career Development

Pathways to International Internships and Employment

The Institute for International Business (IIB) created Pathways to International Internships and Employment (PIIE) to lead, manage, and coordinate CIBER activities that facilitate the matching of CU Denver students, recent graduates, and veteran and military students to work study, consulting projects, internships, and job opportunities in IB and related fields. PIIE provides a unique collaborative opportunity to connect students with Colorado companies seeking to enter or expand their international business footprint.

Eligible students:

  • Undergraduate IB
  • MS International Business students
  • Specializations in Global E-Commerce and Global Supply Chain
  • Professional MBA and MS student taking IB courses
  • CIBERVets and VMS Global Leaders Program participants
  • International Business Student Network members
  • Language and Area Studies students taking IB courses
  • Diverse Doctoral in Business students
  • First generation students taking IB courses

Contact Missy Kautt, Outreach Director, at to get started today!

Watch recorded interviews with successful international business professionals across a variety of industries. Learn the skills it takes for a career in international business and receive advice about working in a variety of industries.

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IIB/CIBER hires approximately 6 students each semester. Check back here for our open positions near the start of each semester.

We are hiring for a Teaching Assistant for Spring 2022!

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We pair each IB student with a faculty advisor and a business mentor. Typically, you will be introduced to your mentors during your second semester after an informational interview with IIB/CIBER staff to learn about your interests and career goals.

Contact Karen Freidhof with any questions at

IIB/CIBER hosts and co-hosts ~50 events each year and students are invited to all of them. If you would like to be invited, join our mailing list and check our Events page for more information.

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Upcoming Events

IIB/CIBER assists instructors to incorporate guest speakers from the international business community in their courses. You will likely hear from multiple professionals on the ground conducting international business during your semester.

Business Case Competitions

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